Dr. Kathryn Hecker, MD

Dr. Kathryn Hecker, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
(19)
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Dr. Kathryn Hecker, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Greensboro, NC and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1507 Westover Ter Ste C

Greensboro, NC 27408

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hecker performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Glaucoma
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Hecker's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Hecker does not have any board certifications listed.

44  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Stamford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hecker has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Hecker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hecker's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hecker to family and friends
19 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Hecker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Hecker is the most impressive individual I have ever met! In my experience with her (eye surgery) she exhibited knowledge, skill, and experience unmatched at any level. She and her staff were extremely helpful to me, and I recommend Dr. Hecker with heartfelt gratitude for the entire...more
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The wait times in Dr. Hecker's office are too long, averaging 4+ hours. Then when you finally see the doctor, she seems rushed & uninterested in your concerns. Last time I needed an appointment, I was told I had to see an associate instead. I finally decided that to go to a different eye doctor...more
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My appointment with Dr Hecker was very professional and was attentive to my needs. My follow up visit is next week
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I had a great experience having both of my eyes done. Dr Hecker and her entire staff kept me informed regarding my eye surgery.The next month had surgery on my other eye. It was a great success and I would happily recommend Dr. Becker ! Thank you so much !
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She listens well and gives excellent advice when there are difficult decisions to be made. She presents all options well and then lets the patient decide the plan of action, but from a place where you are well informed. She is an excellent surgeon. I had cataracts removed. After the surgery I...more
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